Monographs Details: Genlisea pygmaea A.St.-Hil.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Lentibulariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Damp savannas, sea level to alt 1940 m, Colombia, Trinidad, Venezuela, British Guiana and Brazil. BRITISH GUIANA. Kaieteur Savanna, Maguire & Fanshawe 23201 (K, YEN) cited as paratype of G. nigrocaulis by Steyermark is a mixture of G. pygmaea and G. repens Benj. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, central section, on large rock bordering savanna above Summit Camp, alt 1940 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 389 (K, NY); island in Rio Tirica above Middle Falls below Summit Camp, alt 1925 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 450 (NY); Alto Paragua, Rio Tonoro, Cardona 834 (VEN); Amazonas: Cerro Duida, Rio Cunucunuma, Culebra Creek, alt 1400 m, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 29743.

Discussion:

Genlisea nigrocaulis Steyermark, Bull. Torrey Club 75: 657. 1948. Type. Venezuela, Bolivar: Ptari-tepui, Steyermark 59644 (F).

Genlisea esmeraldae Steyermark, Fieldiana Bot. 28 : 534. 1953. Type. Venezuela, Amazonas: between Esmeralda Savanna and Cerro Duida, Steyermark 5?S85a (F).

Genlisea oxycentron P. Taylor, FI. Trinidad Tobago 2(5): 288. 1954. Type. Trinidad, Aripo Savanna, Baker, Simmonds et al 6 (K).

Genlisea sp. cf. pygmaea Fernandez-Perez, Caldasia 9(41): 78. 1964. Colombia, Vaupes: Rio Guainia, Schultes, Baker & Cabrera 18184 (COL).

Type. Brazil, Minas Gerais, Sf. Hilaire (holotype P).

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Brazil South America|